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anniversary of the march on washington. inside story is next. >>> 50 years after the march on washington there are lingering challenges to the modern social justice movement and a modern debathe as to how to accomplish dr. king's dream. this is inside story. hello everybody i'm david shuster, it was called a march for jobs and freedom. hundreds of thousands of peaceful protestors gathered on the national mall and ignited a new conversation about civil rights in america. highlighted by the march and by dr. martin luther king jr.'s i have a dream speech are still alive today. still ahead, we'll examine inquality and social justice. finally, we'll take you to an organizer who was there. joyce ladner. >> i had a stage pass. no one on that stage had ever seen that many people before. that's the major one memory. i have a lot of others as well. >> was it an energetic crowd? was it a me mesmerized crowd? >> it was a very friendly crowd. it was almost like meeting new friends. it was easy going. it was an easy crowd. >> was there a sense that eventually society would progress and things would ch
states, and what can be done to limit the damage. from washington, you are watching "inside story." ♪ >>> welcome. hotter drier, windier conditions are the new formal for the western united states, and that means wildfires that are more intense and last longer. the risks are also on the rise for coastal regions. some of america's biggest cities could end up below sea level by the end of this century. but scientists say there is still time to take action and reverse some of the impact of climate change. ♪ >>> joining me in the stewudio, michael mann, and from new york claus jacob. a recent study painted a grim picture for many american cities and towns. more than 1700 cities are at a greatest risk from rising city levels. even if all carbon emissions stopped right now, it's already too late for some cities that are locked in to a future below sea level. but scientists say 1,000 cities and towns could still be saved if there are dramatic cuts in emissions. michael we'll start with you. what does the future look like for cities like new york and miami? >> we can take actions to t
are back. >>> 50 years after the march on washington where it stands on central goals, the right to vote  [music] welcome. in 1963 dr. martin luther king called for racial justice and equality. >> i gave blood on that bridge in alabama. i will not stand by while they take the right to vote away from us. this summer the supreme court struck down and there will be tighter voting laws. >> voting rights is really -- when we look at the right to vote. it is the avenue for which we show we care if we care about criminal justice issues it is a at the ballot we can voice our opinion of issues. it essentially mutes americans to speak on the other issues. >> i heard from a lot of african/americans that they care about, one was the travon martin voter. >> all generations and all demographics. this attack on voting rights we are are seeing across the demographics that care about this issue. inspirational photos that came from washington. young people we see who are there and think the issues are extremeliy important. it speaks to the desire of americans to fight for this fundamental right that is a p
. from washington, this is inside story. [♪ music ] >> welcome, i'm libby casey. a comin college education in the united states costs more than anywhere else in the world. despite the high bill american colleges are slipping in the international rankings. on thursday president obama introduced a plan that he says will help make college for affordable. >> i'm proposing major new reforms that will shake up the current system, create better incentives for colleges to do more with less, and deliver better value for students and their families. >> so what would the president's plan mean for american students and their future? we put that question to a recent graduate. fiona who lives in washington, d.c. told us her story. >> i am 29 years old. i have an undergraduate degree in ecology, which is just a branch of biology and then a masters in environmental science and management, and between those two i have a total of $85,000 in student loan debt. >> what does that mean for monthly payments. >> monthly payment versus varied depending on how much i knew about the payment plans available
and environmental priorities. you are watching "inside story" from washington. >>> welcome, i'll libby case us, right now 50 uncontained wildfires are raging across the country, and the government is about to deplete its annual firefighting budget before the season ends. the us forrest service warns this is the new normal in firefighting. so are there more effective twice fight fires and limit the danger? ♪ >> joining us to discuss the current state of wildfires and the rising costs of fighting them, is a specialist in wildlife education and changing climate, and senior fellow at the national center for policy analysis. but first the facts, the think tank head water economics has looked at how much money the federal government puts at managing wildfires. the biggest chunk goes to preparedness, $964 million, but putting out the fires is at $962 million. more than half a billion dollars goes to emergency funds, and another half a billion issing spent to reduce hazardous fuels. back in 1990, the average cost of wild fires was less than a billion dollars, now the price tag has tripled, and that
action in syria. we will examine the potential risks regards and consequences. from washington, this is "inside story." ♪ >>> hello, everybody. i'm david shuster, the government of syria says it will defend itself against a potential u.s. military strike by using, quote, all means available. the warning came on the heels of john kerry declaring there was now undeniable evidence the syrian regime used chemical weapons. >> what we saw in syria last week should shock the conscious of the world. it defies any code of morality. the indiscriminate slaughter of civilians, the killing of women and children and bystanders is a moral obscenity. >> white house officials say that president obama has not decided how to respond, onlt that the president has decided the u.s. will respond. and according to pentagon officials that reaction could come within days. we begin in damascus. we're joined by a freelance reporter via telephone. we are not identifying her for her safety. >> reporter: it's a very mixed reaction, some people are angry at the syrian government for letting things come to th
to build a case for action against syria, and this is in the context we hear in washington of a lot of skepticism from capitol hill, a little bit of push back. there was a big conference call last night, 90 minutes between leaders and the administration, touching on all kinds of points intelligence, exit central joy, end game, as well as financial questions ant how any action against syria would be financed. so all political questions coming into play here. i think you hit on one. how much this would cost. so at this point, it is a matter of waiting to hear from secretary of state, in just a moment, and perhaps we will finally hear some of the evidence that the white house says that they have. that has been classified. they said they will unclassify some of that so we can know what the evidence that the u.s. has. the u. n. inspectors have not quite finished their jobs. so there's also evidence that they are collecting as well. the u.n. has been clear to say they are looking for evidence but not necessarily looking to place blame. obviously that's not the path that the u.s. is taking
his country. >> i have a dream. >> 50 years after the march on washington, looking back and remembering both the dream and the dreamer. >> and the army doctor turned killer, a jury decides whether he lives or if he dies.
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